Clinton Doubles Down Against Fracking in Debate, Raising Alarms

  • Industry concerns grow about Democratic front-runner's views
  • Shift deepens divide with GOP candidates who back fracking

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during the CNN Democratic Presidential Primary Debate on March 6, in Flint, Michigan.

Photographer: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton’s promise during a debate Sunday to aggressively regulate fracking deepens the divide between Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on oil and gas development and signifies her continued shift to the left on environmental issues.

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